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The West’s Alliance With Saudi Arabia Fuels Islamism (Text Only)

The West’s Alliance With Saudi Arabia Fuels Islamism

Toby Matthiesen is a senior research fellow in the international relations of the Middle East at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He is the author of "Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t" and "The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism."

DECEMBER 8, 2015, 3:21 AM

One of the key contradictions of Western foreign policy toward the Middle East is the strong alliance with Saudi Arabia. With its vast oil resources and its strategic location between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, staunchly anticommunis

Added: Dec-8-2015 Occurred On: Dec-8-2015
By: AliMD76
Politics, Other Middle East
Tags: ISIS, Wahabist, Salafist, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq
Location: Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (load item map)
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